Architectural Designer – Peaks Island, ME, US | Works

Who we are:

Rachel Conly Design LLC is an award-winning, women-owned residential design / build group specializing in high performance buildings in the Great Portland area. We create inspired spaces that are sustainable, efficient, healthy and comfortable, using thermal envelope and indoor air quality practices rooted in current building science standards.

Who are we looking for:

We are looking for an optimistic and collaborative person with a degree in the field of architecture and 0-4 years of experience. We are looking for someone passionate about design and the planet and motivated to grow with our team.

What we offer:

We are a small, tight-knit team where you will have the opportunity to work on a daily basis with the director of the cabinet, Rachel Conly. We specialize in high performance, low carbon residential scale buildings, and you will be able to dive deep into the science of building. We are committed to providing professional training and supporting our designers throughout the professional licensing process. You will have the opportunity to grow, with increasing design and management responsibilities over time. As a design / build company working on a local scale, you will be able to see the projects you have designed throughout the build.

The necessary skills

A diploma in architecture (BA, BArch, MArch)

0-4 years of experience in the field of architecture

Excellent design ability

Comfortable with sketching and hand drawing

Comfortable working independently and collaboratively

Proficiency in AutoCad, ArchiCad, Microsoft Office (Enscape, SketchUp, Photoshop, InDesign an asset)

Strong interest in high performance buildings with a low carbon footprint

Strong interest in construction or design / build

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

A positive attitude, roll up your sleeves and take the plunge

· Sense of humor

Responsibilities

Measurement and drawing of existing conditions

License history and tax card search

Building code and zoning research

Project feasibility analysis

Work closely with a designer / project architect to draft and develop designs

Work closely with a project designer / architect to prepare construction and permit documents

Communications with manufacturers and engineers

Communications with the building and town planning departments

Contact and details:

· Our office is based in Peaks Island, ME, a 15 minute ferry ride from downtown Portland. We offer the option of working remotely, but applicants must be able to visit job sites in the greater Portland area on a regular basis.

· The pay range for this position is $ 22-28 / hour, depending on experience and qualifications.

· Comprehensive benefits include health insurance, pension plan, education and paid vacation.

· Letters of interest, CV and portfolio should be sent to [email protected]

· People of color, trans and gender nonconforming people, people from poor and working-class backgrounds, people from the LGBTQ + community and women are encouraged to apply. Rachel Conly Design LLC is committed to creating a fair, equitable and culturally diverse workplace. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability. , age or veteran status.

· Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.



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